Category: YouTube

{New YouTube Video} AFTER THE RACE by James Joyce (Audiobook)

A listener on my YouTube channel (subscribe, dammit!) suggested that I do all of the stories in James Joyce’s DUBLINERS. I had already done ARABY, so one down. I thought about doing THE DEAD, but that’s a novella, basically, and...

/ 7 November 2016

{New YouTube Video} Ulalume by Edgar Allan Poe (Audiobook)

Why is it that I looooove Edgar Allan Poe so much? Is it that he’s dark and I am starting to be of that age when the issues of human darkness (how to deal with impending death, the seeming futility...

/ 23 June 2016

{Essay} Welcome to the Earbud Society: On the Future (and Radical Potential) of Audiobooks

We now live in the Earbud Society. You see them dangling from ears in cars, all over college campuses, in Starbucks, and even the workplace (especially on elevators.) Social avoidance has never been easier, and yet research is showing that...

/ 8 April 2016

{New YouTube Video} Love of Life by Jack London (Audiobook)

This is one of Jack London’s most famous stories. I recorded it in a hotel room while I was on the road, so if there is excess background noise, that is why. Here’s some background on Mr. London from Wikipedia:...

/ 28 February 2016

{New YouTube Video} 2BR02B by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (Audiobook) |SHORT STORY

I have been posting more and more content on the YouTube channel, and here is one more example. This is one of two Kurt Vonnegut stories currently in the public domain, and so I recorded it last night and made...

/ 20 February 2016

[YouTube Video] The Hortlak by Kelly Link (Audiobook) | SHORT STORY

This is an audiobook version of the short story “The Hortlak” by the great Kelly Link. This story is licensed through Creative Commons, which is really cool. Copyright is old-fashioned and probably needs reform.

/ 4 February 2016

[New YouTube Video] Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe (Audiobook) | POEM

“Annabel Lee” is one of my favorite Edgar Allan Poe poems. It has become more popular of late because no less a luminary than Stevie Nicks took the poem and turned it into an amazing song on her last album....

/ 30 January 2016

[New YouTube Video] The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe (Audiobook) | POEM

“The Raven” is the most famous poem ever written by Edgar Allan Poe. Its publication skyrocketed him to literary fame in the mid-1800s. There are lots of audio versions of this poem floating around the Internetz, including some by very...

/ 27 January 2016